By Luke Andrews and James Wood For Mailonline
Published: 09:41 GMT, 1 March 2020 | Updated: 09:42 GMT, 1 March 2020
A 36-year-old man who was hacked to death with an axe has been pictured for the first time.
Ryan Lowry was chased down the street and attacked at around midnight in Partington, Greater Manchester, where a crime scene was in place yesterday.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. A 31-year-old man has been detained under the Mental Health Act, police have said.
His attacker also damaged a number of parked cars and rang the police to report the incident before fleeing the scene.
Ryan Lowry, 36, was chased down the street and killed with an axe in Partington, Manchester
A 31-year-old man has been detained under the